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Akarusa Yami


Formed in 2010 by Guitarist Tom Clarke (Insidious) and Vocalist Tom Brumpton, Nottinghamshire based Industrial mob Akarusa Yami have worked tirelessly to build a name and so far they’re succeeding. Later joined by Drummer Adam Jones, Guitarist Damian Lee, Bassist Jake Bennett and Keyboardist Lee Dowling; Akarusa Yami have done an awful lot in a short space of time.

In September 2011 they released their debut EP ‘Ouroboros’ to glowing reviews across the world. Picking up solid coverage in Terrorizer (UK), Zero Tolerance (UK), Metal Hammer (Norway), Legacy (Germany) and many others, the band’s profile quickly grew. Their debut singles ‘Third Eye, Wide Open’ and ‘Millennium Is My Salvation’ were picked up for national airplay in over 11 countries throughout Europe alongside copious amounts of airplay on various internet stations across the world.

The band went on to play a series of successful shows including the 2011 Bloodstock Festival, alongside supporting Textures, The Ocean and Aliases. In late 2011 the band recorded ‘Life, The Venomous Way’ with prolific producer James Dunkley (Vallenfyre). Both ‘Life’ and ‘Ouroboros’ were mastered by universally acclaimed engineer Tim Turan (Plan B/Emperor).

The band have since busied themselves finishing off their latest EP ‘Trace Element Rebirth’, which is due for release in early 2013. Taking a number of risks, the band have evolved into an entirely different beast in the short two years they’ve been together, and ‘Trace Element Rebirth’ seems to be an appropriate leap for such a talented outfit.

Screen name:
Akarusa Yami
Member since:
Nov 30 2011
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Years together:
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
35 years


Fear Factory, Meshuggah, Strapping Young Lad, Beneath The Massacre, Rammstein, Origin, Mnemic, Divine Heresy, NIN, Ministry, Swallow The Sun

Members Of Band

Tom Brumpton - Vocals
Tom Clarke - Guitars
Damian Lee - Guitars
Jake Bennett - Bass
Adam Jones - Drums
Lee Dowling - Keyboards


Tom Brumpton - Audio Technica Microphone
Tom Clarke - Ibanez 7-string, with a Marshall amp and a Line 6 pedal board
Damian Lee - Epiphone Baritone 6-string, with Peavey Valve King head and Boss pedals
Jake Bennett - Harper 5-string Fusion, with an Ashdown Mag 300 head and Digitech pedals
Adam Jones - Tama with Speed Cobra pedals and Sabian cymbals
Lee Dowling - Macbook, Reason 6 and Absynth, Yamaha CX1S, Alesis QSR